General Information

Accessibility features of St. John’s include audio cues on some traffic lights and curb cuts on all intersections in the downtown core.
Streets running north to south in our downtown have steep hills.
Many St. John’s downtown buildings have heritage status so wheelchair accessibility is limited.
Please contact individual business for more detailed information.
For additional inclusion inquiries, please contact InclusionNL at 1.844.517.1376.

PLEASE NOTE


All accommodation providers listed here and on our site are licensed operators who are committed to the health and safety of their guests. COVID-19 protocols have been implemented for you and your family’s safety and enjoyment of your stay.


Attractions

THE FOLLOWING ATTRACTIONS HAVE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES
Bannerman Park has an accessible children’s splash pad with many of their trails featuring wheelchair accessibility (paved & gravel trails).
Bowring Park
is equipped with an accessible children’s play set and splash pad. Bowring Park trails feature wheelchair accessibility (paved & gravel trails).
Cape Spear, 709.772.2191 (voice), [email protected]
Government House, 50 Military Rd., 709.729.2669 (voice), [email protected]
Harbourside Park, Water St. East, 709.576.8106 (voice), 1.844.570.2009 (toll free), [email protected]
Johnson GEO Centre, 175 Signal Hill Rd., 709.864.3200 (voice), 1.866.868.7625 (toll free), [email protected]
Signal Hill Visitor Centre, 230 Signal Hill Rd., 709.772.5367 (voice), [email protected]
MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Rd., 709.864.8590 (voice), [email protected]
National War Memorial, accessible entrance Duckworth St. East
Quid Vidi Village Plantation, 10 Maple View Rd., 709.570.2038 (voice), [email protected]
Railway Coastal Museum, 495 Water St., 709.570.2143 (voice), [email protected]
The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave., 709.757.8000 (voice), [email protected]


Community Supports

THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITY SUPPORTS ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Empower the Disability Resource Centre for cross-disability supports contact , 4 Escasoni Pl., 709.722.4031 (voice), 1.866.722.7998 (TTY), [email protected]
Canadian Hard of Hearing St. John’s office, 1081 Topsail Rd, 709.753.3224 (voice), 709.725.3224 (text), 1.888.753.3224 (toll free), [email protected] — Hearing devices can be borrowed from the Canadian Hard of Hearing.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), St. John’s office, 70 The Boulevard, 709.754.1180 (voice), [email protected]
American Sign Language interpretation contact Newfoundland and Labrador Association of the Deaf, 33 Pippy Place, 709.726.6523 (voice), 709.325.5008 (text), [email protected]
Mental Health Crisis Line Phone Line, 709.737.4668

FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES OR TO RENT OR REPAIR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Aim Services, Lawtons Home Health Care, 496 Topsail Rd., 709.576.3400 (voice)
Eastern Medical Supplies, 95 military Rd., 709.754.7711 (voice), 1.800.567.6300 (toll free), [email protected]
Essential Medical Supplies, 323 Hamilton Ave., 709.722.6532 (voice), [email protected]


Event Venues/Theatres

Resource Centre for the Arts is wheelchair accessible, 709.753.4531 (voice), [email protected]

THESE EVENT VENUES OFFER GROUP LISTENING DEVICES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE HEARING AID USERS AND THE SPACES ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Arts and Culture Centre, 709.729.3900 (voice – box office), [email protected]
Mile One Centre, 709.758.1111 (voice), [email protected]


Hotels

THE FOLLOWING HOTELS OFFER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ROOMS WITH WHEEL IN SHOWERS OR BATHS WITH GRAB RAILS
Alt Hotel, 125 Water St., 709.383.2125 (voice), [email protected]
The Capital Hotel, 208 Kenmount Rd., 1.800.503.1603 (toll free)
DoubleTree by Hilton St. John’s Harbourview, 2 Hill O’Chips, 709.383.1475 (voice)
Fairfield Inn & Suites
, 199 Kenmount Rd., 709.722.5540 (voice)
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, 411 Stavanger Dr., 709.738.4888 (voice)
Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Rd., 709.722.0506 (voice), [email protected]
Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. John’s Airport, 5 Navigator Ave., 709.738.0123 (voice), [email protected]
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square, 709.726.4980 (voice)
Super 8 by Wyndham, 175 Higgin’s Line, 709.700.1167 (voice)

THE FOLLOWING HOTELS HAVE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ROOMS WITH VARIOUS BATHROOM FEATURES
Comfort Hotel St. John’s, 106 Airport Rd., 709.753,3500 (voice)
Courtyard by Marriott, 131 Duckworth St., 709.722.6636 (voice)
Delta St. John’s Hotel, 120 New Gower St., 709.739.6404 (voice)
JAG Hotel, 115 George St. West, 1.844.564.1524 (toll free), [email protected]


Public Pools

THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC POOLS ARE LOCATED IN A WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE LOCATION AND THE POOLS ARE ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE A MOBILITY DISABILITY
Ches Penney Family Y – YMCA, 35 Ridge Rd., 709.726.9622, [email protected]
Paul Reynolds Community Centre 35 Carrick Drive, St. John’s, NL 709.576.8631, [email protected]
H.G.R. Mews Community Centre, 40 Mundy Pond Rd., 709.576.8499, [email protected]


Restaurants

MOST CHAIN RESTAURANTS ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. LOCAL WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE RESTAURANTS INCLUDE
Café at the Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave. (The Rooms), 709.757.8090 (voice)
Ches’s Famous Fish & Chips, 8 Highland Drive, 709.738.5022 (voice)
East Side Mario’s, 180 Portugal Cove Rd. (Holiday Inn), 709.722.6900 (voice)
Exile Restaurant and Lounge (Jag Hotel), 115 George St. West, 709.738.1524 (voice)
Hungry Heart Café, 142 Military Rd., 709.738.6164 (voice)
Jack’s Restaurant, 208 Kenmount Rd. (Capital Hotel), 709.738.4480 (voice)
The Little Sparo, 2 Hill O’Chips (Doubletree), 709.758.4252 (voice), [email protected]
Mallard Cottage, 8 Barrows Rd., Quidi Vidi Village, 709.237.7314 (voice), [email protected]
Bivver, 115 Cavendish Square (Sheraton Hotel), 709.726.4980 (voice), [email protected]
O’Reilly’s Irish Newfoundland Pub, 13 George St., 709.722.3735 (voice), [email protected]
P.J. Billington’s, 102 Kenmount Rd. (Ramada Hotel), 709.722.9330 (voice), [email protected]
St. John’s Fish Exchange Kitchen & Wet Bar, 351 Water St., 709.739.7539 (voice), [email protected]
The Pantry Café & Catering, 70 Clinch Crescent, 709-722-8200 (voice), [email protected]
The Pinnacle, 120 New Gower St. (Delta Hotel), 709.570.1610 (voice)


Shopping Centres

THE FOLLOWING SHOPPING CENTRES ARE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
Atlantic Place, 215 Water St.
Avalon Mall, 48 Kenmount Rd., (709) 753-7144 (voice), [email protected]
Village Shopping Centre, 430 Topsail Rd., (709) 364-7011


Transportation

Accessible para-transport system, GoBus 709.570.2131(voice), [email protected]
Accessible public bus, Metrobus routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 14 and 23 — check specific bus stops to confirm level of accessibility, 709.722.9400 (voice), Text ‘ALF’ to 393939 (text)
Accessible public taxis, Newfound Cabs 709.744.4444 (voice), [email protected]